Tomáš Halík wins Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award

I Want You to Be was awarded the gold medal in the philosophy category by the American Library Association.


Tomáš Halík. Photograph:

Tomáš Halík. Photograph:

In I Want You to Be, Halík examines the connection between faith and love, meditating on a statement attributed to St. Augustine—amo, volo ut sis, “I love you: I want you to be”—and its importance for contemporary Christian practice. The collection of essays was translated by Gerald Turner.

For more information about Halík and I Want You to Be, see our story about the nominations for the award.